7 posts tagged intention

Distracted by the Noise

What distracts you from your goals? What leaves you questioning the path you are currently on? All around you are distractions and noise. People, places, and things clamouring for your attention, for your time, and for your energy. Some may have your interests at heart, while most have their own interests in mind. Sometimes, your interests may align but this can only be possible when you know what you need and want, outside of the noise. The noise can be overwhelming and supremely ...

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Something Greater Than We Could Create Alone

When we unite with another, we create something greater than we could create alone. Coming together, we increase the talents and efforts we have available to create something meaningful. From business to friendship to romantic relationships, partnering with another can be a powerful tool for growth. Everyone in our life is a mirror reflecting back the parts we love and dislike about ourselves. Partnering with another, we face our reflections. And it takes courage and awareness to look at ...

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Why I Do What I Do

Sometimes, I wonder why I do what I do. Why do I love what I love? Why do I choose to spend my time in the way that I do? Most of the time, I'm not asking myself these questions. Most of the time, I'm just doing my thing. But sometimes, I wonder why I do what I do, and sometimes, I get an unexpected answers to that question. Yesterday was one of those days. I found a note I had written 2009'ish — it was about the point of this blog, and why I spend my time and energy authoring ...

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The Art of the Ask

Value-For-Value Pay What You Want Pay What You Value Gift Economy Pay What It's Worth Collections of words. Collections of words that intend something similar, and yet different. They all describe a concept. That you trust your customers to determine the value they receive from your work, and to give accordingly. You can describe this concept, and your belief in it in many ways. Value-For-Value Pay What You Want Pay What You Value Gift Economy Pay What It's Worth The words ...

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Discovering the Meaning of Pay What It’s Worth Pricing

An Exciting Concept I learned about the concept of Pay What It's Worth pricing as a result of an email from a reader, Jay Cowan. He recommended I check out the book called Secrets of the Wealthy Mind, as it discussed the concept of Innerpreneurs. At the time (2009), there was only one book I knew that mentioned and identified Innerpreneurs as a group, and so I was fascinated. Jay also mentioned that the author, Phillip Dignan, had “an interesting way of selling it”, referring to ...

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